by Michael Klein   Wentz will remain at Townsend, where he was named chef of the year in 2014 by Craig LaBan and was a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation's best new restaurant. Townsend also was Philly Mag's restaurant of the year in 2014.   Executive chef Michael Millon - a Lansdowne native who has worked with Wentz for 10 y...

The ravioli pin or mattarello per i ravioli is an old Italian ravioli making device whereby a pastaiolo can lay out pasta and filling, run the roller over and – eccoli! – raviolis are born. As with many interactions between Italy and California, innovation has crept into the picture and the ravioli pin has been completely redesigned by Italian Amer...

Se si viene a New York, ci si accorge che il mondo è davvero piccolo e che la presenza di italiani è davvero così massiccia, come si ha modo di leggere se si approfondisce l'argomento. Aziende italiane, turisti, italoamericani che seppure sia passato diverso tempo da quando i nonni approdarono negli USA, rimangono fedeli a quell'Italian Style lasci...

Italy through the five senses. A new travel and culinary experience for families Beautiful landscapes, art and history, local traditions, the sound and the rhythm of nature, and delicious, healthy homemade food... Have you ever dreamed of having all this at once? Well, now you can!Two California based companies have put together their "philosophie...

Tastes of Italy: A Food Tasting to Benefit San Francisco's Official Italian Language School The Istituto Italiano Scuola is proud to present a fundraising event to promote and increase awareness of its mission of providing excellent quality teaching of the Italian language in the Bay Area. The completely self-financed, non-profit school was found...

In 1970, at the age of 11, Nicola Marzovilla and his family made a cross continental move from the region of Puglia, Italy (which forms the heel of Italy's boot) to New York City. Never losing touch with his culinary and cultural heritage Nicola opened his second restaurant i Trulli to celebrate the gastronomy of his childhood in Puglia nearly 24 y...

When Ovvio Osteria opens Aug. 6, it will be the latest restaurant to bow this year in Halstead Square at Dunn Loring Metro. The Halstead, which is a mixed-use development that includes three separate apartment concepts, has seen a lot of retail activity in recent months. Blackfinn Ameripub, an American restaurant and bar, Jimmy John's sub shop and...

Pompilios isn't the quietest dining place. After all, people like to laugh, babies sometimes cry and folks greeting each other warmly aren't bashful about it. Then there are the outside bocce courts, busy mid-spring through early fall, and no one's going to ask a bocce ball player to pipe down. "It's fun," JoEllen Thompson of East Row says sim...

On August 6, Kirkwood welcomed a brand new restaurant, fully equipped with a wine-and-dine-worthy patio: Billy G's (131 West Argonne; 314-984-8000). Owned by the family-operated Gianino's Restaurant Group, the proprietor of nine other local establishments, Billy G's serves up Italian and American eats. The space, previously occupied by Massa's, sea...

by Susan Laughlin   Bill Bennett of Maestros Country Italian Cuisine brings his family Italian recipes to North Conway. After a recent kitchen fire, the menu was refocused on sustainable, organic and local products. Local farms they have teamed up with include White Gates Farm in Tamworth for grass-fed beef and Sherman Farm for local produce...